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Behind the scenes with Islandista magazine

So as you may know, we took Islandista from online to print in December, bringing out our very first magazine – Islandista Barbados! It was an exhausting but super exciting experience – for me it was really the culmination of a long-held dream to become a magazine publisher and also thrilling to see Islandista out […]

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Trini Carnival – a look forward and a look back

Even though we’re in the midst of the summer Carnival season, things are already heating up for Trinidad Carnival 2010. Talk is already flying about what plans the various mas bands in TnT have in store for 2010 and two top Trinidadian mas bands – Spice and Carnival Tribe, are set to hold their band launches […]

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Carnival Costume Review I – Island People

Ok, ok you might say the point is moot since all but one section (Sonia Mack’s Paradisius) is sold out but I beg to differ. If you know the right strings to pull or the right sites to check, you can still get your costumes this close to Carnival. To be honest, I am not overwhelmed […]